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Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice toward COVID-19 and associated factors a...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8491949
PloS One; Yesse M, Muze M et. al.

Oct 6th, 2021 - COVID-19 is a pandemic respiratory disease caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV 2). The disease is now quickly spreading around the world, resulting in ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Healthcare workers are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection than the general population due to frequent contact with infected individuals. This study was aimed to assess knowledge, attitude ...

Construction and Validation of a Brief Pandemic Fatigue Scale in the Context of the Cor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8461461
International Journal of Public Health; Cuadrado E, Maldonado MA et. al.

Sep 28th, 2021 - Objectives: The chronic restrictions to mitigate the new SARS-CoV-2 virus may result in pandemic fatigue. This study set out to develop a short, reliable, valid, and gender-invariant instrument-the Pandemic Fatigue Scale (PFS). Methods: In the first phase, 300 students responded to a pilot questionnaire that allowed the reduction and refinement of the items. In the second phase, the validity, r...

Clinical, financial and social impacts of COVID-19 and their associations with mental h...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8437268
PloS One; Bryson H, Mensah F et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Australia has maintained low rates of SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) infection, due to geographic location and strict public health restrictions. However, the financial and social impacts of these restrictions can negatively affect parents' and children's mental health. In an existing cohort of mothers recruited for their experience of adversity, this study examined: 1) families' experiences of the COVI...

Prenatal care providers' perceptions of the SARS-Cov-2 vaccine for themselves and for p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8437278
PloS One; Deruelle P, Couffignal C et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Prenatal care providers will play an important role in the acceptance of SARS-Cov-2 vaccination for pregnant women. To determine the perceptions of French prenatal care providers: midwives, general practitioners (GPs) and obstetricians and gynaecologists (Ob-Gyn) regarding SARS-CoV-2 vaccination during pregnancy. An anonymous online survey was sent to members of French professional societies re...

Initial Laparotomy Versus Peritoneal Drainage in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants With...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8439547
Annals of Surgery; Blakely ML, Tyson JE et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to determine which initial surgical treatment results in the lowest rate of death or neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI) in premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) or isolated intestinal perforation (IP). The impact of initial laparotomy versus peritoneal drainage for NEC or IP on the rate of death or NDI in extremely low birth weight infants is unknown....

Knowledge, beliefs, attitudes and perceived risk about COVID-19 vaccine and determinant...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8428569
PloS One; Mahmud S, Mohsin M et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - Bangladesh govt. launched a nationwide vaccination drive against SARS-CoV-2 infection from early February 2021. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccines and examine the factors associated with the acceptance in Bangladesh. In between January 30 to February 6, 2021, we conducted a web-based anonymous cross-sectional survey among the Bangladeshi genera...

Global adoption of personal and social mitigation behaviors during COVID-19: The role o...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8425551
PloS One; Jones P, Menon A et. al.

Sep 9th, 2021 - What influences the adoption of SARS-CoV-2 mitigation behaviors-both personal, such as mask wearing and frequent handwashing, and social, such as avoiding large gatherings and physical contact-across countries? Understanding why some individuals are more willing to change their behavior to mitigate the spread of a pandemic will not only help us to address the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic but als...

Mental Health Issues During and After COVID-19 Vaccine Era.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8414813
Brain Research Bulletin; Pandey K, Thurman M et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has persisted for more than a year, and post-COVID-19 sequelae of neurological complications, including direct and indirect effects on the central nervous system (CNS), have been recognized. There is a plethora of evidence for neurological, cognitive, and emotional deficits in COVID-19 patients. Acute neurological symptoms like neuroinflammation, cognitive impairment, loss...

Evaluation of Pre-radiotherapy Sleep Disorders in Patients With Rectal or Anal Cancer.
https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.15251
Anticancer Research; Rades D, Kopelke S et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Radiotherapy and radiochemotherapy are common treatments for rectal and anal cancer. Anticipation of treatment may cause distress and sleep disorders. This study aimed to identify risk factors for sleep disorders. In 42 patients with rectal or anal cancer scheduled for radiotherapy, 16 characteristics were analyzed for associations with pre-radiotherapy sleep disorders including age, gender, pe...

Effect of COVID-19 on hereditary angioedema activity and quality of life.
https://doi.org/10.2500/aap.2021.42.210066
Allergy and Asthma Proceedings; Can Bostan O, Tuncay G et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Background: The demonstration that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) enters the cell via the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 receptor has raised concerns that, in hereditary angioedema (HAE), a disease characterized by bradykinin-mediated angioedema attacks, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may trigger angioedema attacks, increase the frequency and/or severity...

Effects of non-pharmacological interventions on anxiety, depression, and sleep quality ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415987
Medicine Liu J, Cao L et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Glaucoma is the second most-common blinding ophthalmic disease in the world, and its incidence has been rising year by year in recent years. Currently, the main treatment of glaucoma still relies on surgery. Glaucoma patients often suffer from various psychological problems like anxiety and depression not only because of the lack of understanding of the surgical treatment of glaucoma, but also ...

Volunteers' compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, and post-traumatic growth duri...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8409613
PloS One; Gonzalez-Mendez R, Díaz M

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Volunteers have played an important role by supporting essential services that have been overwhelmed during the most critical moments of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Hence, nonprofit organizations may be interested in preventing negative consequences of these volunteers' exposure to potentially traumatic events. The aim of this cross-sectional study was twofold. First, to examine to what extent sel...

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: My Personal Journey.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PSN.0000000000000382 10.1093/asj/sjy331 10.1097/00006534-199708000-00065
Plastic Surgical Nursing : Official Journal of the Americ... Platt K

Sep 1st, 2021 - I am one of only a few patients who have undergone reimplantation with breast implants directly after a diagnosis of breast implant associated-anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This decision was a very personal one and many may question why I would make such a rash decision so soon after being diagnosed. I am proof that this new type of man-made cancer, unknown until the mid-to-late 90...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with primary Sjögren syndrome.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8397857
Rheumatology International; Serban A, Mihai A et. al.

Aug 29th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to investigate the perspective of Romanian patients with Sjögren syndrome (SS) on various aspects of the disease during the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, including both the impact of COVID-19 on the disease itself as well as the effects of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 in this group of patients. The study is an online questionnaire-based survey. We received responses from 137 ...

Feasibility and acceptability of SARS-CoV-2 testing and surveillance in primary school ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8396768
PloS One; Aiano F, Jones SEI et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - The reopening of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about widespread infection and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in educational settings. In June 2020, Public Health England (PHE) initiated prospective national surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in primary schools across England (sKIDs). We used this opportunity to assess the feasibility and agreeability of large-scale surveillance a...

Role of Social Media in Psychiatry During Pandemic: A Potential Risk for Suicidal Ideat...
https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001380
The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease; Memon RS, Ullah I et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic brought with itself significant mental health challenges owing not only to the morbidity and mortality from the infection but also to mitigation strategies of social distancing and self-isolation. Indeed, in the absence of adequate pharmaceutical aids, quarantine and social distancing measures are taken to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Thus, living in the world...

SafeFit Trial: virtual clinics to deliver a multimodal intervention to improve psycholo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8392740
BMJ Open; Grimmett C, Bates A et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus) on individuals with cancer has been profound. It has led to increased anxiety, distress and deconditioning due to reduced physical activity. We aim to investigate whether SafeFit, a multimodal intervention of physical activity, nutrition and psychological support delivered virtually by cancer exercise specialists (CES), can im...

Health Impact and Psychosocial Perceptions among French Medical Residents during the SA...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8394118
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Lucas D, Brient S et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - This study compared the impact on mental health and the psychosocial perceptions of medical residents and healthcare workers (HCWs) in a hospital after the first peak of the SARS-CoV2 outbreak in France. A validated version of the SATIN questionnaire with a modified scoring system was used to collect data on health and psychosocial factors. This questionnaire was sent to all workers at the hosp...

COVID-19 pandemic: Impact on the management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma a...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8389415
PloS One; Pomej K, Scheiner B et. al.

Aug 27th, 2021 - Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represent a vulnerable population potentially negatively affected by COVID-19-associated reallocation of healthcare resources. Here, we report the impact of COVID-19 on the management of HCC patients in a large tertiary care hospital. We retrospectively analyzed clinical data of HCC patients who presented at the Vienna General Hospital, between 01/DE...

Mental Health and Substance Use Among Adults with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pand...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8389385
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Czeisler MÉ, Board A et. al.

Aug 27th, 2021 - Adults with disabilities, a group including >25% of U.S. adults (1), experience higher levels of mental health and substance use conditions and lower treatment rates than do adults without disabilities* (2,3). Survey data collected during April-September 2020 revealed elevated adverse mental health symptoms among adults with disabilities (4) compared with the general adult population (5). Despi...